ON CALL SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL NURSE


Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District
Wenham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3457712 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: May 31, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
The Substitute Nurse will be responsible for direct and indirect care given to students in compliance with school district policies, professional standards of practice, physician’s orders, and the Individual Health Plan.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
As a school nurse substitute, you will be expected to fulfill the responsibilities of the building’s school nurse as assigned. The usual responsibilities are listed below. This is not an exhaustive list and other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Health Care Activities:

• Supports COVID-19 Pooled Testing initiative, including the collection of specimens
• Conducts COVID-Facing care on students and staff experiencing symptoms with COVID-19.
• Care for sick and injured students and faculty, dismiss ill or injured students as appropriate.
•Promotes and protects the optimal health status of school-age children
•Provides health assessments and obtains a health history
•Observes the child for development and health patterns in making nursing assessment
•Identifies abnormal health findings
•Develops and implements a student health plan
•Interprets the health status of students to parents and school personnel
•Initiates referral to parents, school personnel or community health resources for intervention, remediation and follow through
•Provides ongoing health counseling with students, parents, school personnel or health agencies
•Utilizes existing health resources to provide appropriate care of students
•Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District!

The HAMILTON-WENHAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT is located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on the North Shore of Boston, MA. There are five schools which are located in the towns of Hamilton and Wenham, MA, with a total enrollment of 1954 students. The Mission of the HWRSD is to educate our children to become young adults who are of good character and demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed to be successful members of our global economy and engaged citizens of the 21st Century. Vision Statement for the HWRSD for 2013-2018 Through the development of an integrated, data-responsive system of curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development, the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District will be a world-class learning organization that graduates students who are well-prepared to meet the post-secondary challenges of the 21st Century economy and are engaged members of our global society. Motto of the HWRSD: Knowledge • Respect • Responsibility • Excellence HWRSD Statement of Core Beliefs -We believe in high standards for all students. -We believe successful members of our global economy and engaged citizens of the 21st Century are effective communicators, collaborative, critical thinkers, and problem-solvers. -We believe engaged citizens of the 21st Century demonstrate respect for themselves, other people and their cultures, and our environment. -We believe in our shared responsibility to develop the whole child, including academic abilities and physical and emotional well-being. -We believe students can demonstrate success in a variety of ways. -We believe all students learn resilience and confidence through learning in an environment that provides a balance of support and challenge. -We believe learning is a lifelong pursuit that neither begins nor ends with one’s formal education. -We believe education is the key to continuing the democratic ideals of our Nation. Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School - A Passion for Learning The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School community strives to create a passion for learning in a reflective environment that promotes respect, individuality, and quality achievement. By working to reach their greatest potential, Hamilton-Wenham students will L.E.A.R.N. to: -Live as Lifelong Learners locate and utilize opportunities for learning beyond the school walls make informed decisions set and pursue goals prepare for future learning and/or career paths -Express Themselves Effectively speak and write proficiently and effectively express ideas creatively using a variety of formats -Acquire Essential Knowledge and Skills be critical and creative researchers, thinkers, and solution-makers access, comprehend, and evaluate information from a variety of sources and subjects analyze, interpret, and deliver information using a variety of media -Respect Themselves and Others assume responsibility for making healthy choices demonstrate awareness and respect for others in a diverse world exhibit honesty, integrity, and personal responsibility -Navigate within a Variety of Communities work with others to accomplish a common goal contribute actively to the commonwealth of the community develop an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of living in a democracy participate as active citizens Miles River Middle School The Miles River Middle School is a comprehensive middle school that serves grades six through eight with a rigorous academic program focused on the areas of Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Science, and Foreign Language. At Miles River, we work to meet the needs of all of our students through the professional culture of our faculty, by working in partnership with our families, and by incorporating principles of learning that are focused on developing ongoing and meaningful relationships with our students. Miles River Middle School supports and enhances a student-centered environment where each student can and will learn to be a productive citizen. We envision a school community where all members - students, staff, and families are continual learners. The Buker Elementary School, Cutler Elementary School and Winthrop Elementary School The three Elementary schools located in the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District services grades K-5. Each school supports and enhances a student-centered environment where each student can and will learn to be a productive citizen. We envision a school community where all members - students, staff, and parents are continual learners. Equal Opportunity Employer Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

Job Requirements
Qualifications and Requirements Education/Experience: •Qualified to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of MA and holds an unrestricted license •Certified in CPR or BLS •Minimum of one (1) year experience in public health nursing, community health nursing, school health nursing or pediatric nursing preferred Knowledge of: •Principles and practices underlying professional nursing •Principles and practices underlying the special field of school health •Current trends in nursing and of literature in the fields of school health •Organization and administration of other cooperating agencies •State and local laws relating to health and social issues
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Lea Tabenkin, School Nurse
    775 Bay Road
    Hamilton, Massachusetts 01982
    Phone: 978-468-0400
    Fax: 978-468-0241
    Email: l.tabenkin@hwschools.net